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Translation of cenar in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • to have dinner o supper
    (en algunas regiones del Reino Unido)
    to have tea
    nos han invitado a cenar
    they've invited us for o to dinner
    el Presidente cenó con la Reina
    the President dined o had dinner with the Queen
    salimos a cenar
    we went out for dinner
    we ate out
    generalmente cenan a las ocho
    they usually eat at eight o'clock
    they usually have dinner o supper o (inglés británico) tea at eight o'clock
    nos dieron muy bien de cenar
    they gave us a great meal
    they fed us very well

verbo transitivo

  • solo cenó una tortilla
    he only had an omelet for dinner o supper
Example sentences
  • Venían por la noche y nos daban de cenar y nos contaban.
  • Una noche me invitó a cenar en su departamento.
  • Luego, el alcalde nos invitó a cenar comida típica.

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